Course Description for Our Star-Spangled Story

Course: U.S. History

Text: Our Star-Spangled Story by Charlene Notgrass, Bethany Poore, and Mary Evelyn McCurdy


Our Star-Spangled Story guides students on a journey through U.S. history, from the native peoples and early European explorers to the 21st century. Students learn about key people and events through stories about individuals and families, historic photographs and illustrations, and hands-on activities. They also learn about American culture and music with a collection of songs, poems, and dances. The Timeline provides an overview of American history, and the Student Workbook reviews the material covered in each unit.

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